As the snow fell on Park City last night, the mood around town was alight with good buzz for a few titles already screened.
The Silent House
Is there still a Latin American word for crisis?
The increase in polished, low-budget films has never more apparent than at the 43rd Sitges Festival, which could have invented an extra prize this year for micro-budget productions.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Only marginally boosted by an aesthetic that never cuts the camera.
The 42nd Directors' Fortnight unveiled a lineup packed with European and Latin American newcomers, with nearly half the films in its main program competing for the festival's Camera d'Or prize for…